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Welcome to the First Signs Press Center.  Here you will find the latest press releases, articles, and activities pertaining to First Signs, Inc.

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First Signs in the News:

October 30, 2007 Calls for Early Autism Screenings
The country’s leading group of pediatricians recommended that all children be tested twice before the age of 2 for this silent epidemic.
Tom Costello reports, Meredith Vieira interviews Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright, First Signs Founder Nancy Wiseman, and Ari Brown, MD of the AAP.
NBC Today Show
October 29, 2007 Diagnosing Autism
Larry King speaks to Ricki Robinson, MD, Holly Robinson Peete, Gary Cole, John Schneider, and First Signs Founder Nancy Wiseman about a groundbreaking report that aims to help diagnose autism earlier.
CNN Larry King Live

Guidance for Parents From an Expert on Autism
By Nancy Shute
U.S. News & World Report

Early Autism Testing: Boon or Bane?
New Recommendations Stress Universal Screening, Early Intervention
By Stephanie Todd, MD
ABC News Medical Unit

Pediatricians Urge Autism Screening
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Washington Post

New Autism Study
New reports help doctors identify autism and do something to help. Elizabeth Cohen reporting
October 16, 2007 Early Autism Detection
Autism expert Amy Wetherby talks about what parents need to know about the disease's early signs and how the Internet can be used as a helpful resource tool.
Julie Chen Reports
CBS Early Show

Face to Face With Autism
New York Times
October 15, 2007 Web Helps Spot Autism has launched a new online video glossary aimed at helping worried parents detect the early signs of autism.
Meg Oliver Reports
CBS Early Show

Distinguishing the Signs of Autism
For many parents, it's difficult to distinguish the signs of autism from normal behavior. Now, there's a website that can help. Nancy Wiseman, author and founder and president of First Signs Inc., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis.
Meg Oliver Reports
CBS Up to the Minute

Childhood Autism Evaluated Online
A new Web site posts video comparisons of autistic and nonautistic behaviors.
John Donvan Reports
ABC World News Tonight

Autism Group Launches Web Site Aimed at Forewarning Parents
New Site Attempts to Share Autism Indicators, From Lack of Language to Lack of Interest.
John Donvan Reports
ABC Nightline

Web Site Shows Autism Videos
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
USA Today

Web Site Aims to Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Autism
Video Clips Show Behavioral 'Red Flags'
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Washington Post

Site Posts videos of Autistic Behaviors
Site offers video clips of autistic kids contrasted with unaffected behavior. Groups hope to help parents spot warning signs of autism earlier.

Web guide to your child's autism
New York Daily News

Autism Speaks Joins Florida State University and First Signs in Launching First-Ever Web-Based Autism Video Glossary
An Innovative New Tool to Help Parents Recognize the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Speaks Press Release
July, 2007 Reaching In, Reaching Out
As more children are diagnosed with autism, scientists search for its neurological origins. An interview with First Signs founder and president.
By Taylor McNeil
Bostonia magazine
June 21, 2007 Developmental Screening and Referral: “Promising Practice for Coordination of Services”
National Medical Home Webinar
Founder and president, Nancy D. Wiseman, presents “Educating and Building Awareness with First Signs”
May 31, 2007 Deborah Harper, President of Psychjourney, interviews founder and president Nancy D. Wiseman
Psychjourney Podcast
April 17, 2007 Autism Awareness: Interview with Nancy D. Wiseman
An interview with First Signs founder and president
By Angela Generoso


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